Boy Scout Troop 121

Bloomington, Indiana
Charter Organization Moose Lodge 1081
        
Fleur Di Lis Icon A Scout is Obedient.
A Scout follows the rules of his family, school, and troop. He obeys the laws of his community and country. If he thinks these rules and laws are unfair, he tries to have them changed in an orderly manner rather than disobeying them.

 

Troop Committee

 

The success of the Troop depends on the involvement of the parents.  Parents participating on the troop committee is the first step in contributing to the success of the troop.  The second step is getting registered and Trained for your position.  See the training tab and adult training.  The third step is to get involved as an adult leader.

  • Meetings

    • Are open to all parents and youths, in fact we encourage you to come.
    • Are held the first Wednesday of each month from 6-7pm, just prior to the regular troop meeting
    • Require six adults to be present in order to make any decisions
  • Responsibilities:  The Troop Committee is the troop's board of directors and supports the troop program. But you ask, "What does the troop committee do?" The troop committee does the following:

    • Ensures that quality adult leadership is recruited and trained. In case the Scoutmaster is absent, a qualified assistant Scoutmaster is assigned. If the Scoutmaster is unable to serve, a replacement is recruited.
    • Provides adequate meeting facilities
    • Advises the Scoutmaster on policies relating to Boy Scouting and the chartered organization
    • Carries out the policies and regulations of the Boy Scouts of America
    • Supports leaders in carrying out the program
    • Is responsible for finances, adequate funds, and disbursements in line with the approved budget plan
    • Obtains, maintains, and properly cares for troop property
    • Provides adequate camping and outdoor program (minimum 10 days and nights per year)
    • Serves of boards of review and courts of honor.
    • Supports the Scoutmaster in working with individual boys and problems that may affect the overall troop program.
    • Provides for the special needs and assistance some boys may require.
    • Assists the Scoutmaster with handling boy behavior problems.
  • Adult leader Positions:  As you can see we have a ton of positions.  It takes a lot of parent involvement to make the troop work.  Please get involved.
    • Scoutmaster
    • Committee Chair
    • Committee Vice-Chair
    • Advancement Chair
    • Secretary
    • Assistant Secretary
    • Charter Organization Rep
    • Publicity
    • Outdoor Coordinator
    • Chaplain
    • Training Coordinator
    • Treasurer
    • Assistant Treasurer
    • Alumni Coordinator
    • Alumni Coordinator
    • Tour Permits
    • New Scout Assistant Scoutmaster
    • Popcorn Chair
    • Eagle Coach Coordinator
    • Eagle Coach
    • Color Guard
    • Historian
    • Equipment Chair
    • Registrar
    • Wreath Chair
    • Unit Commissioner
    • Recruitment Chair
    • Patrol Mentors